She wasn't born anorexic, but nowadays she suffers,
staring at these half-naked stars on magazine covers.
feeling pressured by the public.
She only weighs 90 pounds but still sucks in her stomache.
On the inside she's dieing, lying to herself, thinking:
- 5 more pounds won't jeopardize my health.
One day she might just collapse, she can't avoid it.
Too many sleepless nights spent bent over a toilet.
Spewing vomit, like she was an alcoholic.
Praying to a God she never believed in to stop it.
Now she looks like the skeleton she sees in her closet.
So close to death she can taste it, body looks wasted.
Hates life, hates you, hates the way she looks naked.
Now she's feeling drowsy, lousy,
thinking maybe this world's better off without me

I'm so sorry for all that I've done,
I'm so sorry for what I've become.
I'm so sorry, so sorry for wasting your time,
I can't hold you back 'cuz I'm losing my mind.
I'm so sorry for all that I've done,
I'm so sorry for what I've become.
I'm so sorry, so sorry for wasting your time,
I can't hold you back 'cuz I'm losing my mind.

She can't feel her belly, she's so scared to touch it,
imagining the feeling when it kicks inside her stomache.
Too late for safe sex, should have used a latex.
She can't afford a baby on minimum wage paychecks.
Her waistline climbs by inches,
'cuz she traded in the morning workouts for morning sickness.
Feeling nauseous, sleeps on a mat because she's cautious.
Give life or take life, that's her only options.
Only if she had a magic wand, she'd go back to that night
and put her clothes back on.
But she can't change time, or what's growing inside.
How could she love something that's barely alive?
Her body's acheing, shaking, from sweaty palms, and cold sweat.
Mentally exhausting like phone sex.
No regrets, life or death, it's high stakes.
'cuz right or wrong, it's only her choice to make.

I'm so sorry for all that I've done,
I'm so sorry for what I've become.
I'm so sorry, so sorry for wasting your time,
I can't hold you back 'cuz I'm losing my mind.
I'm so sorry for all that I've done,
I'm so sorry for what I've become.
I'm so sorry, so sorry for wasting your time,
I can't hold you back 'cuz I'm losing my mind.

[Side]
- Help!
[Girl:] You smell like perfume. That's NOT mine.
[Guy:] Your head's going fucking crazy, Your head is going crazy.
Gotta get outta here and look after myself.
[Girl:] What? What's so wrong with me that you can't love me?
[Guy:] Look-
[Girl:] What is wrong with me? I do everything for you.
I, I, I make myself look good, I go to the gym.
I, I eat like a fucking rabbit.
I don't, I don't know what else to do.
Tell me.
[Guy:] Baby, you don't understand because-
[Girl:] What it is I have to do to make you love me.

I'm so sorry for all that I've done,
I'm so sorry for what I've become.
I'm so sorry, so sorry for wasting your time,
I can't hold you back 'cuz I'm losing my mind.
I'm so sorry for all that I've done,
I'm so sorry for what I've become.
I'm so sorry, so sorry for wasting your time,
I can't hold you back 'cuz I'm losing my mind.
I'm so sorry for all that I've done,
I'm so sorry for what I've become.
I'm so sorry, so sorry for wasting your time,
I can't hold you back 'cuz I'm losing my mind.


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    General CommentI can't believe this song has got no comments.
    It's beautiful.
    Well, clearly, it's about an anorexic getting pregnant.
    I think he's saying it's "someone he once knew" 'cause she died. Probably from being anorexic... and I think he's the guy that used to date her and got her pregnant and he's saying he's sorry for getting her hurt.
    valxluffxjoo__on October 08, 2006   Link
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    General Commentvalxluffioo i no what you mean... but n one has comment on half of these songs from"d.c.s." and this site is missing half of there songs :'( but yai agree with you. your meaning to the song is pritty mich the way i see it! well done! and DEAD CELEBRITY STATUSE IS THE BEST MOTHER FU...... (you no what i mean lol) BAND!
    and they preveuse band project wyze was alright aswell!!!!
    bfmv-wolfe-bfmvon February 08, 2007   Link
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    General Commento and he feels sorry becuz he feels he was the reson she was anerexic becuz of what she said
    "[Girl:] What is wrong with me? I do everything for you.
    I, I, I make myself look good, I go to the gym.
    I, I eat like a fucking rabbit.
    I don't, I don't know what else to do.
    Tell me."
    so he just relises after she dies that it was his falt. and he relizes that hes sorry
    bfmv-wolfe-bfmvon February 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYeah, I agree with you on your interpretation.
    I think he's the reason she became that way.
    I wonder what happened to the baby.
    valxluffxjoo__on March 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOh there's a line missing in the lyrics aswell. (sorry about all the comments)
    It's "hasn't eaten in weeks, drinks water by the heaps" (I think) in the first paragraph right after "to stop it".
    Hope that helps :)
    valxluffxjoo__on March 28, 2007   Link
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    General Commentdeep,about anorexic ppl i would assume
    frenzyon March 11, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti'm trying to figure out how someone who looks like a skeleton, as he describes her would get pregnant because surely at that point in the disease she would have amenorrhea and that means her period stopped coming.

    it's an indiscretion.
    Daggerseiurion May 02, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis song reminds me of Nicole Richie
    OhNeveron May 11, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"what it is i have to do to make you love me."

    oh, wow

    xxx x
    aliciaaaon February 18, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think, Its about a couple, and she obviously has an ED. But he cheats on her
    ''I smell perfume, thats NOT mine''
    And then they broke up or she passed away and he is feeling guilty about it.
    ^.^
    ImJustMarkon March 20, 2009   Link

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